Carmen, from The Royal Opera House

(GB, 2014, 180 mins, DCP)
In French with English subtitles
CAST Anna Caterina Antonacci, Jonas Kaufmann, Ildebrando D’arcangelo, Norah Amsellem, Jacques Imbrailo, Matthew Rose, Elena Xanthoudakis, Viktoria Vizin. Conductor Antonio Pappano
Tickets $22. Popcorn is not permitted in the theatre for opera shows.


Don José is a young soldier in the army in Seville. He intends to marry Micaëla, a girl from his home village, but when he meets the sensual and high-spirited Carmen, his head is soon turned… Spanish heat and gypsy passion are brought to the stage in Francesca Zambello’s vivid production of Bizet’s famous opera.

Sung in French with English subtitles. Conducted by Antonio Pappano, directed by Francesca Zambello,

180 minute running time includes two intermissions.